>> a very simple way to get rid of the plutonium is to use it as a fuel in power plants, generate electricity, charge the utilities for the fuel, and make money for the public person instead of just spending it. >> many groups, including the world future council, call for a complete phaseout of nuclear power. quote, nuclear power is neither the answer to modern energy problems nor a panacea for climate change challenges. so, what would replace nuclear? environmentalists argue investing money in renewables instead of nuclear. many analysts say natural gas is the answer. using the uk as an example, uk government data reveals natural gas took over nuclear and comb just before the millennium. so if nuclear is out of the picture, it's conceivable that natural gas would have to pick up the slack, in japan too.